Opposing Viewpoints in World History - The American Civil

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Bee culture has undergone marvelous changes during this Century of progress and invention. In a few years, he was to win the Nobel Prize for literature, the first English citizen to do so. In the 1980s lawmakers delivered mandatory minimums--statutory requirements for harsh sentences.... In 2004, industry accounted for 19.7% of GDP. At the time, she had been contributing sketches to a moderate anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era, published in Washington, D.

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Publisher: Greenhaven Press; 1 edition (October 29, 2004)

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